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  • Osceola awarded $10K grant for new bike share project

    Recently, Osceola was awarded a $10,000 grant toward its new Clarke Community Bike Share project.The ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • Osceola on the path to enlightenment

    Erica Miller, owner of inSpirit Healing Arts in Tiffin, hosted a Thanksgiving meditation Thursday, Nov. 25, at Wild Poppy Salon & Day Spa & School of ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Holiday Brilliance lights up the square

    Holiday Brilliance begins 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in the courtyard of the Clarke County Courthouse.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Meal site

    Monday, Dec. 5: Chicken with Supreme Sauce, lima beans, broccoli, wheat bread, mandarin orangesTuesd ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Local experts share top gift-wrapping techniques

    There’s a lot of giving going on these days in Osceola, which means there will also be plenty of gifts to wrap. The right packaging helps make lasting ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • Bake sale raises funds to help prevent child abuse

    The Clarke County Prevent Child Abuse Council held a bake sale Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Fareway.The co ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • ON THE SQUARE

    Gus Becker’s Barber Shop was located on the north side of the square from 1915 to 1929.Two produce c ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:20 pm
  • Jenny Butler hired as chief medical officer

    Jenny Butler was hired as CMO in June, but it’s a return home for the Medora native. Butler graduat ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Celebrating Osceola’s creative spirit

    Few people in Osceola embody the arts like long-time resident Laura Haines. She’s been an art teacher for more than 26 years, currently teaching with ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Jacobsen graduates from School of Police Staff and Command

    Sgt. Curtus Jacobsen of the Osceola Police Department has graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University. The ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Making waves in water quality

    For residents complaining about water quality, relief is on the horizon. Two occurrences caused the taste, smell and appearance of city water to suffe ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • Ernst regional directors to hold traveling office hours across Iowa

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Regional directors for Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) will hold traveling office hours in November and December across Iowa.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • Clarke County Toys for Christmas program underway

    The annual Clarke County Toys for Christmas program began in 1969 when local attorney Larry VanWerden realized there would be children who would not h ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Avoiding whitetail wipeouts

    Deer-related accidents are a fact of life in southern Iowa, where drivers run a 1/68 chance of a collision. The right driving techniques can lower tho ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Clarifying school bus rules

    Stop arm cameras on Clarke Community School District school buses have aided in the arrest of drivers who pass a school bus illegally. Despite serious ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • City of Osceola’s snow ordinance soon to be in effect

    The calendar again reminds me that we are heading into the holiday season, which means the winter season is fast approaching. Winter usually means sno ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Village Early Childhood Center gets new director

    The Village Early Childhood Center Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Kabir to the position of director. Amanda received her bache ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:38 pm
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